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Church of St Mary
Stone building with square tower.
Location Rimpton, Somerset, England
Built 13th century
Listed Building – Grade I
Designated 19 April 1961
Reference no. 262725
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The Church of St Mary in Rimpton, Somerset, England was built in the early 13th century and has been designated as a Grade I listed building.

The exact date of the building of the church is uncertain. It was before 1291 but some payments to the church had been made in 1215 or earlier.

The stone building consists of a chancel, nave with an 18th-century north transept and vestry, and a south chapel, which was added in the 15th century. The interior includes a 15th-century font with a 17th-century cover. The pulpit is from the 17th century. The west tower contains three bells the oldest of which was cast in 1657 by Robert Austen.

The parish is part of the benefice of Chilton Cantelo, Ashington, Mudford, Rimpton and Mudford within the yeovil deanery.

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